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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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kenning index

This is the kenning index generated from the edited verses in the database. Unpublished material (in the lighter colour) may contain errors.

9237 kennings from 2996 verses.

generic named grouped

WOLVES (16)

kennings for WOLVES

fôkum fíks trolls — ‘for the steeds of the greedy troll; ’ - WOLVES
    (2. Anonymous Lausavísur, 2. Lausavísur from Haralds saga Sigurðarsonar, 9 [Vol. 2, 822-3], kenning 1)

hestum fálu — ‘horses of the giantess ’ - WOLVES
    (8. Anonymous Poems, Krákumál, 8 [Vol. 8, 732], kenning 1)

skygnum skœðasǫgnum skógs. — ‘for the sharp-sighted harm-crew of the forest.’ - WOLVES
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 22 [Vol. 1, 1053], kenning 2)

Svangt hlaupstóð móður jǫtuns — ‘The starved loping stud-horses of the giant’s mother ’ - WOLVES
    (1. Anonymous Poems, 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 24 [Vol. 1, 1055], kenning 1)

jóða Fenris — ‘of the offspring of Fenrir <wolf> ’ - WOLVES
    (7. Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa, 16 [Vol. 7, 192], kenning 6)

jóða gylðis — ‘of the progeny of the wolf ’ - WOLVES
    (1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 31 [Vol. 1, 986], kenning 2)

hesta gífrs. — ‘of the horses of the troll-woman. ’ - WOLVES
    (1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 35 [Vol. 1, 990], kenning 3)

ferð gylðis — ‘the company of the wolf ’ - WOLVES
    (2. Einarr Skúlason, 7. Runhenda, 9 [Vol. 2, 557-8], kenning 1)

[edition and translation unpublished] - WOLVES
    (5. Heiðarvíga saga 9 (Gísli Þorgautsson, Lausavísa, 1), kenning 3)

barna gylðis. — ‘of the children of the wolf. ’ - WOLVES
    (8. Breta saga 155 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 87) [Vol. 8, 122], kenning 2)

grástóð flagða — ‘grey stud-horses of troll-women ’ - WOLVES
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 12 [Vol. 3, 1020], kenning 1)

grástóði gríða — ‘for the grey stud-horses of troll-women ’ - WOLVES
    (3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 39 [Vol. 3, 1047], kenning 2)

hergaupur, — ‘war-lynxes ’ - WOLVES
    (1. 3. Þorbjǫrn hornklofi, 2. Haraldskvæði (Hrafnsmál), 13 [Vol. 1, 107], kenning 1)

hesta kveldriðu, — ‘of the horses of the evening-rider ’ - WOLVES
    (1. 17. Þorvaldr Hjaltason, Lausavísur, 1 [Vol. 1, 271], kenning 3)

Stóð Gjalpar — ‘The stud-horses of Gjǫlp <giantess> ’ - WOLVES
    (1. 35. Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 17 [Vol. 1, 513], kenning 1)

sveit íms — ‘the company of the wolf ’ - WOLVES
    (1. 35. Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Eiríksdrápa, 17 [Vol. 1, 513], kenning 2)

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